MCQ on BRICS-ARP
Which of the following is true about ‘BRICS-ARP’, a research based platform?
It will help in achieving gender equality.
It aims to promote use of marine resources.
It will ensure the access to affordable, sustainable energy to all.
It aims to address the issue of inequality between farmer and non farmer income.
Recently the Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed among India and various BRICs countries for establishment of the BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP).
BRICS-ARP will be the global platform for science-led agriculture-based sustainable development for addressing the issues of world hunger, under-nutrition, poverty and inequality, particularly between farmers’ and non-farmers’ income, and enhancing agricultural trade, bio-security and climate resilient agriculture.